Ericsson Careers

Graduate Marketing and Branding Assistant

Reading, United Kingdom
Corporate Shared Services

English (US)

Job Description

Date: Dec 7, 2018

Role: Graduate Marketing and Branding Assistant

Are you passionate about using the latest branding and marketing strategies, developing materials which will be used for our University Relations (UR) and helping companies to attract and grow their next generation of talent through effective Diversity & Inclusion campaigns? Then this role could be for you! 

The Company 

Pontoon brings market leading solutions and delivers better business results – every time. Pontoon allows customers to focus on their core business, while we focus on ours; bringing together the best people and the world’s best organizations. 

The Client 

Ericsson is a global networking and telecommunications company headquartered in Sweden. The company employs over 95,000 people in around 180 countries. 

The Role 

The role is part of the Global Pontoon Solutions team, working exclusively for Ericsson.  It will play a key role in driving initiatives in Employer Brand, Diversity and University Relations to support a high volume of international recruitment. 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Create, curate and share content on Career Site, LinkedIn and social media. As well as champion this communication amongst colleagues and the wider Ericsson community.

  • Work closely with Talent Acquisition leaders to interpret and implement the global Employer Brand strategy applying local branding considerations and local market data 

  • Supporting Ericsson and Pontoon colleagues to organise and communicate strategic initiatives 

  • Identify and recommend opportunities to leverage Ericsson’s employer brand to support our candidate attraction strategy 

  • Identify and coordinate recruitment/branding events in the UK and abroad 

  • Work with colleagues to maximise the success of our student ambassador programmes 

  • Act as University Relations Lead to implement local strategy and engagement 

  • Coordinate and support gender hiring strategy execution 


About You! 

The most important qualities we’re looking for in this position, are the personal competencies, that will make you a success.

This includes: 

  • Confident and capable communicator (both written and verbal) 

  • Self-driven and determined, yet flexible 

  • Positive attitude with a solution-oriented mindset 

  • Organised and structured in your working practices 

  • Motivated and enthusiastic with an appetite to learn and develop 

  • Collaborative and team-oriented 

Essential Experience 

  • Experience working with corporate social media or at least able to demonstrate an awareness on how to leverage on this to drive Employer Brand 
  • Excellent project management, presentation and consulting skills  


  • Experience in developing and/or delivering branding via both digital and non-digital assets (e.g. social media, internet pages, marketing/promotional materials, etc) would be highly desirable 

  • Experience with marketing and branding 

  • Experience with working on Diversity awareness programs and initiatives 

  • Experience with working in a Fortune 500 company with a complex matrixed organization structure and business model 

  • Experience working in an international company with virtual teams  


Pontoon is the employer for this position, the role will be dedicated to and based on site at the Ericsson office in Reading, some travel to other customer locations or Pontoon offices may also be required. 



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